Durham 11, Norfolk 2. Wade Davis made what could have been his last minor league start. He started and worked 3 perfect innings before a rain delay. A relief pitcher was warming up prior to the delay which suggests that Davis will be called up to start on Monday or Tuesday…Fernando Perez went 3-5 with 2 steals and Desmond Jennings went 0-3 with 2 walks…Aki Iwamura was 2-3 with a walk and 3 runs scored…Matt Joyce was 3-5 and drove in 5 including a 3-run home run, his 15th.
Montgomery 3, Carolina 1. Aneury Rodriguez continues his strong second half with 7 innings, allowing 1 run on 4 hits and 3 walks. He struck out 4. His FIP by month this year has gone 6.69, 5.67, 4.50, 4.44 and 3.61 in August.
Charlotte @ Sarasota. (ppd. rain)
West Virginia 6, Bowling Green 2. Juan Santana, making just his second start of the year, allowed 3 runs in 3 innings…Tim Beckham went 1-4 and stole his 11th and 12th bases. He now has an 11 game hitting streak.
Princeton @ Johnson City. (double-header canceled. rain)
Notes from Down on the Farm…
- The Durham Bulls have a press conference scheduled today at 2:00 for “multiple exciting announcements.” [Twitter]